Dictionary.com

cookoff

or cook-off

[ kook-awf, -of ]
/ ˈkɒɒkˌɔf, -ˌɒf /
Save This Word!

noun
a cooking contest in which competitors gather to prepare their specialties.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
Compare Bake-Off.

Origin of cookoff

First recorded in 1955–60; cook1 + -off
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK